STA341 Statistical Theory I

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  • Dr. Ernest E. Rothman Please make use of the following!
    • Office hours: Office location is given in the course syllabus: Tuesday and Thursday: 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM and Wednesday 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM; and by appointment, drop-in, and Skype. If there is a need to change office hour schedule, the new office hour schedule will be posted on the course web site. (My screennames will be provided separately.) Instant messaging can be used for simple questions for clarification of course content (e.g., HW exercises); please use email and/or an office hour visit for other detailed course-related questions.
    • Phone ext. 3237. (Email address is given in the course syllabus)

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    Please come to see me during my office hours! If you have a conflict and cannot make my office hours, please contact me and we can set up an appointment for another time. I will usually be available for (audio and video enabled) instant messaging during office hours. When you come to my office hours, or contact me via Instant Messenger or email, please be prepared with specific course-related questions.


  • Required Textbook: Probability and Statistical Inference 10th Edition by Robert V. Hogg, Elliot A. Tanis, and Dale Zimmermann. Pub. Pearson.
  • Strongly Recommended Calculator: TI-83Plus or TI-84Plus graphing calculator. When calculators are allowed on exams, only TI-83, TI-83Plus, or TI-84Plus will be permitted.



MATLAB is installed in the PC computer labs in McKillop Library. Additionally, you may purchase the Student Edition of MATLAB to install on your Mac OS X, Linux, or Windows system. (You are not required to purchase MATLAB in this course.)

Last modified: 9/5/2019